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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-14-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,243
Posted By BB_cuda
Yozh over on e90post dot com has written a thread...

Yozh over on e90post dot com has written a thread to install a steering wheel with paddles. He says that you need an extra 4 conductor cable (or was it 6?) added in to connect the paddles...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-08-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,728
Posted By BB_cuda
Good stuff. I have accidently put a little too...

Good stuff. I have accidently put a little too much oil once. I'm talking 1/2 quart though. Since 335dlci have dipstick, I used my brake caliper mighty vac and sucked the oil up through dip stick...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By BB_cuda
you should repost this over on the diesel...

you should repost this over on the diesel specific forum.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=154
I don't know the particulars of your N47 engine to answer. I run an M57 in E90 335D.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-31-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By BB_cuda
Steve, I use Optilube-XPD for protection of my...

Steve, I use Optilube-XPD for protection of my high pressure fuel pump. It also boosts cetane but not quite as much as the Power Service Diesel Kleen. Optilube has better lubricity rating though. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-26-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 888
Posted By BB_cuda
Yeah, Doug. I looked at the fuel tank picture on...

Yeah, Doug. I looked at the fuel tank picture on realOEM. There are 2 low points so pumping out one side wouldn't empty other side unless that jet pump you mentioned were active. I presume car is off...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-25-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 888
Posted By BB_cuda
2 fuel tanks? I have worked in this area before....

2 fuel tanks? I have worked in this area before. Removed back seat and accessed the 10" lid by removing the 4 nuts. I disconnected the harness from fuel pump and ran direct power to leads for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-24-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 888
Posted By BB_cuda
The below is embarrassing but I will tell my near...

The below is embarrassing but I will tell my near major screw up story.

FM and new guy,
I had a near miss on this. I was in a big hurry (that's a red flag to avoid first of all). I pulled up to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-24-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By BB_cuda
I had P0101 and I unplugged the MAF and replugged...

I had P0101 and I unplugged the MAF and replugged it. My connector doesn't give the nice click sound so I guess it has a little play now. I had just done an oil catch can install and had the MAF...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-23-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By BB_cuda
FWIW, there are several over on E90post that...

FWIW, there are several over on E90post that would sell their used one with low miles DPF for $250-$300. No joke. Buy one and put it on shelf. Low miles is at 50,000 or less.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-19-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By BB_cuda
Thanks, montr. I'm curious if its okay to mix...

Thanks, montr. I'm curious if its okay to mix the OEM loaded coolant with the others. The names that I saw as possibly a non dealer purchase and likely available in US are Valvoline Zerex G48 and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-12-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By BB_cuda
I have a friend of a family member that was a...

I have a friend of a family member that was a dealer mechanic for a Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge dealership. He told me that he was changing injectors, turbos, EGRs, etc all of the time on the Ram 1500...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-11-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By BB_cuda
rat hole it now!

rat hole it now!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-06-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,326
Posted By BB_cuda
Doug, you said "tank heater". Do you mean that...

Doug, you said "tank heater". Do you mean that you would get a commercial tank heater and repurpose it to heat your engine OR you want to heat a tank on your X5D? I presume the former. I've seen...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-05-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,436
Posted By BB_cuda
:thumbup:Nice stuff there, rippjd! this forum...

:thumbup:Nice stuff there, rippjd! this forum doesn't do rep points so I give them to you in text form
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-03-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By BB_cuda
While the 328d is more efficient than a gasser, I...

While the 328d is more efficient than a gasser, I agree with others that having good regens seems unlikely if OP is routinely doing 3 mile trips and stop and go traffic.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-03-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By BB_cuda
When the AC wasn't running, was the steering also...

When the AC wasn't running, was the steering also hard to turn? This would be another indicator of the harmonic damper (not a balance, engine is internally balanced) slipping.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 12-20-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By BB_cuda
Go look up the F30 on realoem.com....

Go look up the F30 on realoem.com. http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=8F13-USA-03-2015-F30N-BMW-328dX&diagId=16_0882

The 335d has the FF on driver's side of transmission. I would presume...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 12-15-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,639
Posted By BB_cuda
One other comment. Can't give a concrete number...

One other comment. Can't give a concrete number for the cleaning but if DIY, the tune and deletes could come closer to $2000-$2500 depending on if you get a downpipe or gut your DPF. Same story for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 12-06-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By BB_cuda
I asked a guy here at work that is from NOLA. I...

I asked a guy here at work that is from NOLA. I don't know myself. It was a shot taken during STS-114 in 2005 by ISS crew members. This photo won't let you see the detail due to size limitations. In...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 12-05-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By BB_cuda
You should inspect or have the crankshaft damper...

You should inspect or have the crankshaft damper pulley checked. Many have failed at lower miles than 106,000. Not sure if this was mentioned above.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 12-04-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By BB_cuda
Clear Lake, TX here. Nope, still keeping mine. I...

Clear Lake, TX here. Nope, still keeping mine. I notice that it has a Colorado plate. If CO puts stuff on the roads for ice, look it over for underbody corrosion. If it has 106,000 miles and owner...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 12-02-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,661
Posted By BB_cuda
Some say the new 3 series is the size of an older...

Some say the new 3 series is the size of an older 5. Compare an E39 to an F30.

Didn't you know it was a tank on day 1?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 11-30-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,322
Posted By BB_cuda
You would need to remove the access panel...

You would need to remove the access panel underneath the drivers side. Its below the round fill port round panel. There are black hoses with little caps that you remove. Have a pan ready as the stuff...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 11-28-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By BB_cuda
You were close, Flyingman. He is Axle61. He...

You were close, Flyingman. He is Axle61. He mostly hangs out over on e90post but has a different name there. He got Clarkson to run some pressure drop vs flow tests. His uname there is Puerto Rican...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-21-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By BB_cuda
You might try disconnecting battery and see if...

You might try disconnecting battery and see if air bad light goes away but I wouldn't neglect getting the airbag issue rectified.

How long has the air bag light been on?
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